Artist Robert Fletcher
Robert Fletcher was born and raised in the Chicago area and received his education from Northern Illinois University, The American Academy of Art in Chicago and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Colorado. He also studied painting with Richard Schmid, Burt Silverman, Quang Ho, Mark Daily, Kim English and Tom Browning and in the field of sculpture, with Andy Mascareñas, Kathi Caricof and Richard MacDonald.
Fletcher has spent almost forty years in the fields of graphic design and illustration. Clients have included: The Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, The Rocky Mountain News, Colorado Magazine, The U.S. Park Service, The Bureau of Land Management, FEMA, Denver Water, The Anatomical Chart Company, and Wanamaker Press. He had been painting and sculpting during that time and now continues as a full time fine artist.
Fletcher recently completed a commissioned sculpture of Arnold Palmer for Cherry Hills Country Club. The piece commemorates the victory by Palmer in the 1960 U.S. Open Golf Championship held at Cherry Hills.
Awards for painting and sculpture include recognition from the Artists of Colorado Guild, Westminster Community Artist Series, National Greeley Art Exhibition, Lakewood Arts Council, Estes Park Art Association and The Lone Tree Art Association.
“Jessie’s Dance” has been juried into the Recent Works Online Exhibition of the National Sculpture Society and received an award in the Utrecht Juried Art Competition. “Flight” has just won the First Place Award for sculpture at the 2010 Lone Tree Art Association juried show. “ Fertility Goddess” received first place in sculpture at the Estes Park Art Association. Fletcher has also been a five-year participant at the Sculpture in the Park show in Loveland, Colorado.
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